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LARGO — Parks and Recreation officials say the presence of some teenagers on playgrounds designed for children is becoming a growing problem. But because the city doesn’t have any rules on the books regarding age requirements, there is little staff or police can do to address complaints by c…

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LARGO — More than three dozen seniors from Richard O. Jacobson Technical High School in Seminole took part in the Seminole magnet school’s first ever graduation ceremony, held in the Largo High School auditorium on Thursday, June 3, 2021.

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LARGO — The Largo Police Department last month rolled out a plan to outfit its 157 members with body-worn cameras. However, unless additional funding could be secured, the $2 million-plus program wasn’t slated to launch until 2025 because of budget restrictions.

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LARGO — By 2040, nearly 60% of passenger vehicle sales will be electric and 35% of cars in Florida will be electrified, according to the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, a nonprofit organization that focuses on the transition to cleaner forms of energy.

The cities of Clearwater and Largo will once again light up the skies for the Fourth of July this year after elected officials gave their respective staffs the green light to plan shows.

LARGO — The game of youth soccer has taken a dramatic turn in the past 20 years. A combination of competitiveness and cash has changed the game for some from a recreational outlet to a lucrative enterprise that includes numerous affiliations and big-time tournaments.

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LARGO — The game of youth soccer has taken a dramatic turn in the past 20 years. A combination of competitiveness and cash has changed the game for some from a recreational outlet to a lucrative enterprise that includes numerous affiliations and big-time tournaments.

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Neither rain nor humidity nor the threat of impending bad weather has kept car enthusiasts from swarming the parking lot of Mugs N Jugs at in Largo for its new monthly Cars and Coffee event.

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LARGO — Neither rain nor humidity nor the threat of impending bad weather has kept car enthusiasts from swarming the parking lot of Mugs N Jugs at 2480 E. Bay Drive in Largo for its new monthly Cars and Coffee event.

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The Largo Police Department and its 157 sworn officers is the largest agency in Pinellas County not to outfit its officers with body-worn cameras. Police Chief Jeff Undestad said he’s ready to change that, but it could take several years before it happens.

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Pawfest returned to Central Park April 10. The annual event held by the Kiwanis Club of Largo/Mid-Pinellas in partnership with the city attracted plenty of animal lovers to the park that played host to the carnival for both pooches and children.

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Groundbreaking is expected to begin within the next two months on a Children’s Discovery Garden that will allow kids to experience nature and teach them to be good stewards of the environment.

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The annual event held by the Kiwanis Club of Largo/Mid-Pinellas in partnership with the city attracts plenty of animal lovers to the park that will play host to the carnival for both pooches and children.

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While city commissioners didn’t make any decisions during a recent discussion of the Largo Golf Course’s future, it was clear most of them intend to save the property from a date with a bulldozer.

LARGO — This time each year, children’s laughter and squeals of joy reach every corner of the spacious Largo Central Park. Two events — Touch-a-Truck and Playing Unplugged — would combine to draw thousands to the heart of Largo. 

LARGO — Most Largo residents should expect to see a 17% increase in their stormwater utility bills next month after city commissioners voted 6-1 to approve the rate hike March 2.

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LARGO — The COVID-19 pandemic dealt a devastating blow to the local economy and Largo’s roughly 4,000 small businesses. But some not only survived, but they thrived in the hearts of their customers.

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LARGO — City commissioners often say they would like more engagement from the public about items of interest in the community. A proposed ordinance to add regulations for Largo’s two pet stores stirred up plenty Jan. 19, as people from all over the state pleaded with city leaders to deny the…

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The 500 and 600 blocks of West Bay Drive have been empty for about 18 months as an ambitious project to construct a mixed-use development has foundered over lack of financing. After a long search, the developer has now found an investor in a new project that could include as many as 300 apartments.

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LARGO — After more than a year of work and research, city leaders decided they won’t follow the same path as Hillsborough and Pasco counties, which recently banned the retail sale of dogs and cats.

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